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William James PEACH

Regimental number3491
Place of birthUpper Tent Hill, Queensland
SchoolUpper Tent Hill State School, Queensland
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFarmer
AddressUpper Tent Hill, Gatton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Peach, Upper Tent Hill, Gatton, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date19 October 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 30th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 14 July 1918
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death19.2
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth PEACH. Native of Upper Tent Hill, Queensland
Family/military connectionsFive uncles killed in action, JN & GA & BR Andrews, also P & D Peach.

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